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Victorians face higher land tax bills each and every year after Labor and their Greens allies combined to push through a new tax slug. A land tax grab of $200 million in 2019-20 alone means that more Victorians will be hit with higher taxes under ... Read more

The Liberal Nationals have stepped in to protect Victoria’s community sporting clubs from a massive tax hit at the hands of Daniel Andrews and Labor. Labor’s tax bill sought to narrow the exemption that protects tennis, bowls, golf, fo... Read more

Victoria’s jobs problems continue with latest ABS jobs figures showing Victoria’s unemployment rate exceeding the national average for the 15th consecutive month. Victoria’s unemployment rate of 5.5 per cent remains above the nat... Read more

Only a Grinch would announce a new tax in the lead up to Christmas.  Yet this is exactly what Daniel Andrews has done with his new “city access” tax, announced as part of his dud West Gate Tunnel (WGT) project. Charging motoris... Read more

Attributed to Shadow Treasurer Michael O’Brien: Six months ago Daniel Andrews said the North East Link would cost $7 billion. Then he said it would be $10 billion, then $13 billion and today he says it’s going to cost $16.5 billion. Y... Read more

Victoria’s jobs crisis continues with latest ABS jobs figures showing Victoria’s unemployment rate exceeding the national average for the 14th consecutive month.  Victoria’s unemployment rate of 5.7 per cent is above the nat... Read more

Ben Carroll, the work experience Minister for Employment, is trying to distract attention from the fact that Victoria has the highest unemployment rate in Australia with another blatant lie. This hapless Minister is claiming a Liberal Nationals Gove... Read more

While Victorians facing skyrocketing power prices are struggling to pay their bills, Daniel Andrews keeps spending big on spin doctors and bureaucrats.  The Victorian Auditor General’s Office report tabled in Parliament today shows publ... Read more

Jacinta Allan has drawn the longest of bow about a commission of audit into government services and Coalition comments in an article headed “Victorian prisoners to be put to work under jail shake-up” (14 October 2017). In a press relea... Read more

Daniel Andrews has increased stamp duty by 40% ($1.74 billion) in just three years yet he keeps preaching to the media how he’s helping homebuyers. This is a  Government and a desperate Premier focussed on spin as it scramb... Read more

Earlier today Daniel Andrews put up a Facebook post and tweet before strangely deleting both. The now deleted posts were of him smugly calling on NSW to “do what it does best” and follow Victoria’s lead on the plastic bag ban.&nb... Read more

Victoria’s jobs crisis is continuing with latest ABS jobs figures showing Victoria leads the nation in unemployment for the second consecutive month. Victoria’s unemployment rate of 6 per cent is the highest of all the states and highe... Read more

Today’s report on congestion by the Grattan Institute again demonstrates the enormous cost of Daniel Andrews’ decision to rip up the East West Link. Stuck in traffic? Road congestion in Sydney and Melbourne finds that Melbourne’s... Read more

Today’s ABS figures confirm that Victoria has the highest unemployment rate of any state in Australia at 6.1%.    Official figures also confirm that Victoria’s unemployment rate has been higher than the national average ... Read more

Since being elected Daniel Andrews has created eleven new taxes which simply drive up the cost of living for Victorians. The eleven new taxes include a new tax on owners of property in Melbourne based on nights stayed.  Country people at r... Read more

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